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Dec 1, 2013 5:00pm PST
cite in the op ed piece, federal government trying to do major technological changes. to systems and difficulties of them. so i think there is very much a problem of management in the federal government, this is a democrat-republican problem. this administration did put forward a bill to congress on procurement reform, it's not sexy, it's not dramatic but those are the sort of things to run a government and manage it that have to be done. private sector made enormous strides. federal government is way behind. >> dickerson: what they say on bill kristol's side, you have a president who has never run anything this is what happens, what's your response? >> i think anyone who thinks that the president is equivalent to a c.e.o. just make changes, really doesn't understand how the federal government works. you have a system that been built over years that any president, democrat or prepare republicans i'm sure plenty of republican presidents who were frustrated by moving major projects forward. i'm just talking about the management of em them it's not sexy, it's not attractive, congre
Dec 8, 2013 8:30am PST
to south africa and investments and loans, computer technology and military assistance of one kind or another. we were the legs on which apartheid stood, together with other industrialized western nations, we thought our role was to remove that underpinning. so when we went to the embassy and met with ambassadors we told him we wouldn't leave until nelson mandela had been released from prison. at the time few americans knew much about nelson mandela, we thought we had to build a big public story, more information in america that informed americans about the role that our country had been playing. the ambassador had us arrested that was followed by 5,000 americans who came to the embassy over the next year every day to be arrested and we joined that with the work we were doing with the congress, in the senate, senator edward kennedy played a major role in the house, william h. grey, ii, played a major role and we would meet on a regular basis in senator kennedy's office to plan the legislation that we would try to power through the congress on the wings of these demonstrations that
Dec 8, 2013 5:00pm PST
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